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The Pacific Northwest LNG project was announced in 2013; a $36 billion gas project that’s an extension of the Petronas Company. It would export 19 million tons a year of liquefied gas to markets in Asia, while contributing more than 5 million tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, annually. This project would be beneficial to Canada’s economy and as such, the Liberals have granted approval, alongside the federal government of British Columbia, who has granted conditional approval of the LNG project.

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Muskrat Falls is infamous for the contention it spawned between the government and a large number of indigenous communities in Labrador. An article in the Independent, a St. John’s based newspaper, set the scene by interviewing NunatuKavut Elder Jim Learning and riverkeeper Eldred Davis. Muskrat Falls is a dam project that was started by a Newfoundland energy corporation called Nalcor. The project was established in the traditional territory of the Innu Nation, Inuit of Nunatsiavut, and the Inuit of Nunatukavut (Brake, 2016).

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Recently most news stories are about all the bad in the world. A lot of the negative attention is going towards police officers. I would like to bring some of the positive things police officers do; they aren’t all like the ones that have been in the news.  

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PTSD is mental disorder which many Americans may never come in contact with. For someone in the military though, it’s very possible that if they go into war they may come out with PTSD. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder wasn’t put into the APA until 1980, so what would happen to a military veteran before 1980 who would be experiencing PTSD? Well they would be sent home to cope with their disorder alone. Do I think this was a good idea? Of course not, because often times the veteran would end up taking his own life due to the mental disorder.

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In the article “Shock figures to reveal deadly toll of global air pollution” the Guardian reports that the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a health warning about deadly levels of air pollution.The high levels of smog are appearing in cities with high population growth, and is created by mix of transport fumes, construction dust, toxic gases from power generation and wood burning in homes.

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The Ontario Government has canceled 3.8 billion dollars in their plan to further its investments in green energy, including solar, wind, and biofuel energy. The main argument to cancel the plan has to do with the rising hydro prices in Ontario, which has been paying for green energy investments, creating a surplus of energy in Ontario.

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Historically, Canadians have demonstrated empathy for the large, charismatic creatures who inhabit the vast wilderness of their country; lovable creatures with large round eyes and soft fury exteriors. However, the past decade has seen a noticeable shift in Canadian awareness towards the smaller critters of the wild (Suzuki, 2016).

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